KTH2147 (Roman Water Pipe) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-95
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Water Pipe
Typological identification comment
Local Type 1.
Description
One large body sherd preserves small part of neck but missing rim. Slight, somewhat sparse abrasion and chipping around edges; worn breaks; thick, extensive film of encrustation on all surfaces.
Description
Tubular pipe. Shoulder slopes down from mouth; mouth is smaller diameter and has thinner wall than body. Beneath encrustation around shoulder are traces of thick application of white, hard, fine plaster of uncertain composition for attachment of adjacent pipe. Wheelmade. Turning marks on interior and exterior.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Consistently fired to “light red“ (5R 6/8). Medium hard, medium coarse fabric has uncommon, small to medium, subrounded, red chunks and varied tiny bits (added sand?). Surface apparently unslippped but smoothed.
Estimated body diameter
0.085
Preserved length
0.071
Wall thickness
0.008-0.011
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2147 (Roman Water Pipe).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2147>